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Wadham, Sir John

Henry Summerson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Wadham, Sir John (d. 1412), justice, was probably a native of Devon, though his background is obscure. Having entered upon a legal career, he is first recorded in 1367, as an attorney at Westminster, and prospered sufficiently to be returned to parliament as a burgess for ...

Reference Entry.  945 words. 

Subjects: Law ; Criminology and Criminal Justice

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